Finances


Business Office


The McKendree University Business Office assists you with arranging or finding information regarding setting up a payment plan with Tuition Management Systems and accepts your payments for tuition and fees.

While visiting the Business office you may also ask questions about student account balances, pick up paychecks, sign alternative loan checks and outside scholarship checks, cash personal checks for no more than $20.00.


Financial Aid


The primary purpose of McKendree's Office of Financial Aid is to provide students with financial resources to enable them to pursue a high quality educational experience.  We are committed to provide timely financial assistance while complying with all federal, state, and college policies and regulations.  The Office of Financial Aid will also continually strive to provide coordinated support among all college offices and work as a team to provide a positive environment.

Financial Aid Websites:


FastWeb.com

This site will offer scholarship options for all students.  It is a "scam-free" scholarship search engine.


FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

(Please be certain to use the correct extension ed.gov not com).  Complete as soon after January 1 as possible.


CashCourse

CashCourse is an online resource from the National Endowment for Financial Education that teaches college students and recent graduates about budgeting and how to keep from overspending.  Resources are also available on the World of Work and College Life.


Federal Student Aid

This site is designed by students for students and features first-person accounts of college students who overcame challenges such as peer pressure, lack of family support, and financial barriers.  It provides relevant, comprehensive information about why to go, how to go, and how to pay for college or other post-secondary education programs.  Young people who may not have considered higher education a viable option will be engaged, informed, and inspired to create their own "roadmap" to college.